GLEN BURNIE, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Police have arrested 35-year-old Jason Butler Nichols who they say killed a man whose body was found dead inside a burning RV Monday morning in Anne Arundel County.
Nichols faces several murder and arson charges in the death of 57-year-old Dennis Lee Perry Sr. Officers believe the victim was living in an RV in a wooded area near Ritchie Highway and Sycamore Drive near Glen Burnie. His death was ruled homicide by blunt force trauma.
Investigators believe Perry was targeted by Nichols who is being held without bond.
Fire crews had been called to the scene for reports of a brush fire and spent several hours extinguishing the flames.